Saturday 24 April

2-3 pm

Phoenix Foundation's Luke Buda and Sam Scott talk about animal instincts and the new album Buffalo. Listen here

Nick Bollinger speaks to Wilco about their NZ recording sessions ahead of their return next week.

3-4 pm

John Darnielle of Mountain Goats, who was named in the New Yorker as the best "non hip-hop lyricist" in America, performs a session in the Music 101 studio. Listen here

Quiet Australasian folkies Haints of Dean Hall and late-night bedroom electronica producer Psyrok both talk about long-distance music-making. Listen here and here

4-5 pm

Musical Chairs: Rob Burns

Rob Burns is currently a senior lecturer at the University of Otago Contemporary Music Course. Rob has 28 years of experience as a session musician and composer. He has played with Dave Gilmour, Pete Townshend and Jon Lord and Ian Paice as well as composed TV soundtracks for Blackadder, Mr Bean and Red Dwarf. Some of his former students play for bands and artists such as Basement Jaxx, KT Tunstall, Chaka Khan, Moby and Radiohead. In short, Rob Burns is a musician and a teacher with a veritable wealth of experience.

Trevor Reekie talks to Rob Burns about making it in the music business. Listen here